New York's richest and most influential attend opening night at Metropolitan Opera House.
Title reads: "New York's Opera Season opens".
United States of America, USA.
Various shots of limousines pulling up outside Manhattan's Metropolitan Opera House. Rich looking people get out and walk into foyer of theatre. The men wear top hats, the women wear expensive looking furs.
C/U of soprano, Kirsten Flagstad back stage. She is having a long, blonde wig fitted. Lauritz Melchior, opera singer, sits at his dressing room mirror. His wife (another singer) adjusts his wig.
M/S of people drinking cocktails in club room. Various shots of people taking their seats in the auditorium. We see the curtains opening.
L/S of curtain closing. We see performers taking their bows. Various shots of people applauding around the auditorium.